Technical Writer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $52,034 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Visio and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$36,143 - $74,173
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$74K
MEDIAN: $52,033
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$15.55 - $67.87
(Median)
$16
$35
$68
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,143 - $74,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,494 - $83,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $67.87  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,494 - $83,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Microsoft Visio
up arrow 25%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

RoboHelp
up arrow 6%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$56,000


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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